X-Message-Number: 24880
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2004 10:05:44 -0700 (PDT)
From: Scott Badger <>
Subject: Re: multiple basement universes

From: "Basie" <>

<<Not if you're distributively and continuously backed
up in real-time across multiple basement universes. 
Or if you believe that your identity at an earlier
time can be shared, to some extent, amongst backups/
duplicates at a later time.>>

<In a different universe a "back-up" will become a
different personality within seconds of its

I don't want to start a new thread here but, I have to
respond to the above by saying:

Not really. Personality, by definition refers to
relatively stable mental and behavioral attributes.
Your back up would have the same personality as you
for just as long as you would have your personality
which is a long time. No one meeting your back up
would be able to tell the difference between you two
for quite a while, despite their having a different
set of experiences.


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